MEng Civil Engineering

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Combine in-depth knowledge and practical skills with strategic management abilities to prepare for a rewarding career anywhere in the world.

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September or January entry


1.5 years

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This MSc equips you for a high-level career managing complex civil engineering and construction contracts – from major international projects to locally based private and public partnerships.

You will study modules of keen interest to professionals working in both civil engineering and construction.  These include flood risk engineering management, sustainable development, and environmental performance management.

The combination of core and optional modules enables you to tailor your MSc studies to address topics which are important in successfully achieving and maintaining sustainable built environments – anything ranging from significant property developments to infrastructure projects including highways and railways.


You will study the following modules:



  • Design for Sustainability & Construction Methods
  • Computational Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Advanced Steel Design
  • Elastic Theory of Plate and Shells
  • Advanced Hydrology
  • Hydraulics Structures
  • Environment Health Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering and Operations
  • Advanced Transportation Engineering
  • Geo-informatics in Transportation Engineering
  • Laboratory and Field Techniques
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Engineering Geology


  • Research Methodology and Seminar
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • Advanced Pre stressed Concrete Design
  • Wastewater Engineering and Design of Sewage System
  • Contaminant Transport and Water Quality
  • Soil Erosion
  • Transport in Developing Countries
  • Pavement Analysis and Design
  • Geotechnical and Physio-chemical Properties of Soil
  • Transport and the Environment
  • Embankment and Dams
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Physio-chemical Properties of soil

We also develop your transferable skills in scholarly writing, research, critical thinking, independent learning, communication and problem solving.  Such skills will mean you are ideally placed to engage with continuing professional development and further advanced study in the disciplines of civil engineering and construction management.

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Additional Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry at O-Level; and
  2. Bachelor’s Degrees in EEE/Civil Engineering/Computer Engineering/Petroleum and gas Engineering with at least 2nd class lower division.
  3. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in EEE/Civil Engineering/Computer Engineering/Petroleum and gas Engineering with at least CGPA of 3.0/5.0.

How will I be taught?

Assignments are aligned to real life projects and scenarios, with site visits designed to complement the curriculum content.

You will be assessed mainly through coursework assignments and exams

Career support

The MEng  is your stepping stone into professional roles across a broad spectrum of civil engineering and construction management disciplines.

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Fees and Finance

In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee postgraduate students on this course will be N1,500,000 Per Session.


Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance please see link Fees and Finance

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